August 18, 2006

McKnight comments on USC commitment

Laurinburg, N.C., Scotland County defensive end Byron McKnight had planned to wait a while before making a decision, but a recent visit to Columbia was enough to convince him South Carolina was the place for him. His commitment was first reported by on The Insiders Forum

"I went ahead and committed to South Carolina because I think it's the best place for me," the 6-foot-4, 220-pound McKnight said. "I'm excited about getting it behind me so I can focus on my senior season."

McKnight, who runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds, chose the Gamecocks for multiple reasons.

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